Swimmer Col Pearse and hurdler Caitlin Hawks are June 2014's Sportstar nominees.July 14, 2014 1:22pm
Lockington Consolidated School student Col Pearse will represent Victoria at the School Sport Australia Swimming Championships for the second year in a row.
The 10-year-old will compete in six individual events in the multi-class 10 to 12 year category after winning three silver medals at the state championships in May.
The North West Athletics and Geelong Swimming Club member competes in the S10 class, which is for those with amputations in the bottom half of their limbs.
Nathalia’s Caitlin Hawks achieved some outstanding results on the athletics track during the competitive 2013/14 season which has earned her June’s senior nomination.
The 18-year-old hurdler won a silver medal at the Australian Junior Championships in Sydney (running a personal best time) while a silver was also achieved at the Australian All Schools Championships in Townsville.
Hawks amassed 11 medals at state and national level and is considered the second fastest under 20 400m hurdler in Australia.
Greater Shepparton Deputy Mayor Fern Summer quits nursing job to run as an independent at July's Federal Election.
Three Yarrawonga footballers have excelled at interleague level, representing the Ovens and Murray against Hampden in Warrnambool on Saturday.
The Aboriginal and wider community is mourning the death of revered Bangerang Aboriginal elder, Uncle John ‘‘Sandy’’ Atkinson.
ONE in seven people aged 50 and older have some evidence of macular degeneration, according to Echuca optometrist Andrew Knight.
TONY Spizzica doesn’t like to talk about himself.
Kyabram Football Club will host a family day next weekend.
Where there’s a Will, there’s a way
Berrigan Shire councillor Daryll Morris says he has been sickened by some of the vitriol and personal attacks to surface since the council’s proposal to redevelop Finley’s Memorial Hall and School of Arts site was revealed in October last year.
PYALONG Primary School junior students were treated to a special behind-the-scenes look at Seymour Woolworths last week.
Arriving early at school just got a little sweeter for Barooga Public School students, with the recent introduction of a breakfast program.
Plans for the release of a carp herpes virus has captured the attention of international press.
Farmers from northern Victoria will join a protest rally over milk prices in Melbourne tomorrow, Wednesday.
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